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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1750-1750.2

R. P. Blackmur correspondence concerning Henry Adams

Chiefly letters by American literary crititc R. P. Blackmur to Louisa Hooper Thoron, niece of Mrs. Henry Adams, concerning Blackmur's research and writings on Henry Adams..

Dates

  • 1838-1951

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Letters in MS Am 1750.2 may not be published without the permission of Ms. Ward Thoron.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Chiefly letters by Blackmur to Louisa Hooper Thoron, niece of Mrs. Henry Adams, concerning Blackmur's research and writings on Henry Adams. Includes letters to Mrs. Thoron from others concerning his research on Adams as well as from friends and family members. Also includes two letters by Henry Adams and seven letters from Mrs. Thoron to Henry Adams.

Biographical / Historical

Blackmur was an American literary critic.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. MS Am 1750: Correspondence concerning Henry Adams
  2. II. MS Am 1750.1: Papers concerning Henry Adams
  3. III. MS Am 1750.2: Correspondence by and concerning Henry Adams

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

64M-199. Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 March 31. In memory of Richard Blackmur and of his deep interest in Henry Adams.

64M-221. Gift in memory of Richard Blackmur and of his deep interest in Henry Adams of Mrs. Ward Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 May 26.

65M-194. Gift in memory of Henry Adams of Mrs. Ward Thoron , 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1966 June.
Title
Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965. R. P. Blackmur correspondence concerning Henry Adams, 1838-1951: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00865

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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